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Apapa Gridlock: LASG acquires land for trailers

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Lagos State Government has acquired a large land at Ojo for construction of a trailer park to tackle gridlock in Apapa and other areas caused by indiscriminate parking of articulated vehicles. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, said the construction would ease traffic significantly. “Recently, we got information that there is land available around Ojo. “We found a ...

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Reconstruction of Karu road begins today Aug 31st, 2018 – Official

Karu road

The Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says the impending reconstruction of Karu Road will impede vehicular movement and advised motorists and commuters to take the designated alternative route. The Director of the Department, Mr. Yamawo Tank, who made this known in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday, said the work would begin on Friday ...

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FERMA committed to rehabilitating Abuja-Keffi road


The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has said it will continue to fix failed portions on the Abuja-Keffi road until the Federal Ministry of Works carries out the planned holistic expansion of the dual carriageway. The agency commenced intensive rehabilitation works on the Abuja-Keffi dual carriageway at the weekend. Abuja-Keffi road has, in recent weeks, witnessed traffic gridlock in areas ...

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NBS reports 1,331 road accident deaths in Q2


Not less than 1,331 Nigerians died in the road crashes in the second quarter of 2018.The figure was contained in the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) “Road Transport Data (Q2 2018)’’ report released on Tuesday in Abuja. The report said 1,257 of the 1,331 Nigerians that died, representing 94 per cent of the figure, were adults while the remaining 74 ...

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FMBN disburses N46.9million to AMAC for Home renovation loan scheme


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria on Thursday disbursed N46.9 million to 49 members of staff of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) under its Home Renovation Loan scheme. Ahmed Dangiwa, Managing Director of the bank, while presenting the cheques in Abuja, urged more civil servants to key into the scheme because of its low-interest rates and accessibility. The HRL ...

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Lawmaker, monarch decry delay on Moniya-Iseyin road project


The lawmaker representing Iseyin/Iwajowa/Kajola/Itesiwaju federal constituency in Oyo state, Mr. Abiodun Olasupo, and the Iseyin monarch, Oba AbdulGaniyu Salahudeen, have bemoaned delay in the reconstruction of Moniya-Iseyin road. In separate interviews in Iseyin on Wednesday, they called on Oyo State Government to ensure speedy completion of the project. Gov. Abiola Ajimobi recently awarded the reconstruction of the road. Olasupo, who ...

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Lagos state set to partner firm to provide 750 housing units

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The Lagos State government said it will partner Messrs Brains and Hammers Limited to deliver 750 housing units at Jubilee Estate in Iganmu, a suburb of the city. The State Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal disclosed this at the African Real Estate Conference & Awards (AFRECA’18) organised by Propertypro.ng in partnership with the Lagos State government, Property Mart, Messrs ...

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FMBN partner NLC, TUC, NECA to provide affordable housing


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), in partnership with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has concluded plans for the commencement of the implementation of a national affordable housing delivery programme. The programme, which is targeted at Nigerian workers, is aimed at boosting housing development in the country. ...

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Federal government reassures investors of infrastructure development


The Nigerian government has restated its commitment to business development through improved investment in infrastructure. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the reassurance at the inauguration of the 250 million dollars plant of International Breweries Plc, in Sagamu, Ogun State. Buhari said his administration was also focused on creating enabling business environment across the country. He called on international companies to invest ...

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Zamfara Governor decries delay in delivery of 61kms road


Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, on Tuesday, decried delay in the delivery of the ongoing 61 Kilometres road linking Dauran Town in Zurmi Local Government Area to Birnin Magaji and Kaura Namoda Towns. Yari expressed the concern while inspecting the ongoing projects in the state. Reports show that the contract was awarded in 2016 at the cost of over N4 ...

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